Cervical Screening Programme

Cervical screening (a smear test) is a test to check the health of the cervix and help prevent cervical cancer. It’s offered to women and people with a cervix aged 25 to 64.

Here you can find more information on cervical screening, including: 

What is cervical screening?

Why cervical screening is important

When you’ll be invited for cervical screening

How to book cervical screening

What happens at your cervical screening appointment

Your cervical screening results

Important: Try not to put off cervical screening. It’s one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer.

Translated versions of the above What Is Screening animation video:

Translated versions of the Cervical screening: Helping you decide leaflets:

For more information on cervical screening go to nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-screening/

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